What you put in a topic
before you reveal anything
that might spoil the experience
of a play
reading your words, who has not experienced
what you are writing about.
A courtesy usually found in Movie threads
where those who have seen the film want to talk about it
, but don't want to give away a surprise
in the film.
is allowed a spoiler
is often coded in white
so you have to run your mouse
over the words to even see them.
The spoiler alert is usually ALL CAPS
to make sure someone knows a spoiler is ahead.